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Barcelona, Spain

Saint Joseph Oriol Plaque

Saint Joseph was said to heal the deaf and blind, but it was a much smaller miracle that got him canonized.
Barcelona, Spain

The Giants of Santa Maria del Pi

The oldest giants in Catalonia are now displayed in a 14th-century Gothic church.
Barcelona, Spain

'Dona i Ocell' ('Woman and Bird')

This colorful statue welcomes visitors to a Barcelona park.
Barcelona, Spain

Casa Amatller

This home designed for chocolate magnate Antoni Amatller is an exquisite treasure-box of Catalan Modernism.
Barcelona, Spain

FC Barcelona Coat of Arms

Barça football fans might see the insignia hidden in a church window as a divine sign.
Barcelona, Spain

Basilica of Saints Justus and Pastor

Possibly the oldest church in Barcelona, this basilica has its pagan and Christian mythologies all mixed up.
Barcelona, Spain

European Museum of Modern Art

A temple to modernity, tucked away amid Barcelona's more well known museums.
Barcelona, Spain

Jardins de Ca n'Altimira

Bask in the 19th century grandeur of an eccentric Freemason millionaire's private gardens.
Barcelona, Spain

Monasterio de Pedralbes

Occupied for six centuries by Franciscan Order nuns, this monastery is an amazing ode to Catalán Gothic architecture.
Sóller, Spain

Jardines de Alfabia

This historical manor is complete with a magnificent garden.
Palma, Spain

Tren de Sóller

This historic electric train has operated with regularity since the early 1900s.
Palma, Spain

Miquel Barceló Installation in the Cathedral of Santa Maria de Palma

A contemporary art installation housed within a Gothic cathedral.
Esporles, Spain

La Granja de Esporles

This 17th-century manor house provides a fascinating glimpse into old-world Mallorcan life.
Alaior, Spain

Torre d'en Galmes

This remarkable prehistoric town is full of watchtowers and houses that have withstood thousands of years.
Ciutadella de Menorca, Spain

The Stolpersteine of Ciutadella

These Stolpersteine located in Spain honor Republican soldiers who perished at the hands of Nazis after the fall of France.
Basel, Switzerland

Tinguely Fountain

This artistic fountain display pays homage to this area's theatrical history.
Llucmajor, Spain

Puente de las Siete Bocas

This spectacular bridge is part of an abandoned train line that once connected Mallorcan capital to the southeastern coast.
Santa Margalida, Spain

Necropolis of Son Real

The largest prehistoric cemetery on the Balearic Islands dates back over 2,500 years.
Berlin, Germany

Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church

An imperial church bombed to ruins during WWII now stands as a jagged memorial.
Liverpool, England

Eleanor Rigby's Grave

What do we know about the real woman behind one of the Beatles' most famous songs?
Illes Balears, Spain

La Mola Lighthouse

A solitary lighthouse in Spain was an inspiration to the great Jules Verne.
Sant Joan de Labritja, Spain

Abandoned Hotel at Cala d’en Serra

Originally slated to become a luxurious resort, this structure is now a graffiti haunt reclaimed by nature.
Milan, Italy

Monumental Cemetery of Milan

Artistic tombs, monuments, and a beautiful "Hall of Fame" lurk inside this cemetery.
Milan, Italy

'Saint Bartholomew Flayed'

This grisly effigy displays an early Christian martyr who was skinned alive and beheaded.